The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Improving Lives, Communities and the Economy

Yuma

  • 2015 Ag Summit - Photo Credit Rosa Bevington

    Check out what took place at this year's Ag Summit!

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    Yuma County Plant Clinics

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    Check out our Crop of the Week: Broccoli Seeds

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  • Study places Yuma's agriculture value at $2.5 billion

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Cooperative Extension's mission is to stimulate learning through exploration and discovery, and to enhance agriculture, the environment, our natural resource base, family and youth well-being and the development of local communities. We accomplish this mission by the integration, dissemination, and application of knowledge in agricultural and life science.

Cooperative Extension's mission is to stimulate learning through exploration and discovery, and to enhance agriculture, the environment, our natural resource base, family and youth well-being and the development of local communities. We accomplish this mission by the integration, dissemination, and application of knowledge in agricultural and life science.

Yuma County - Yuma
2200 W 28th St Suite 102
Yuma AZ 85364-6936
Phone: 928-726-3904
Fax: 928-726-8472

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Fresh Produce Food Safety | A new photo has been shared | 18 hours 1 min ago

As you drive around Yuma, you may have noticed trees that have been topped. This means that the majority of branches and leaves have been cut off the tree. This is an unsustainable way to prune trees and can ultimately lead to tree death.

Injuries from this type of pruning expose trees to rot and attacks from pest insects and diseases. It also encourages loosely attached branches that break easier in high winds.

Instead of topping, tree height can be reduces with alternate methods that will assure sustainable growth while keeping the tree safe and healthy.

Read more here: http://cesolano.ucanr.edu/files/77735.pdf

Yuma County Urban Horticulture | A new link has been shared | 2 days 11 hours ago

Irrigation fundraising update from the MGM Garden Society:

We have raised just over $3000.00, just a mere $12,000.00 to go! If you can help, please donate at the MGM Garden Society webpage.

Yuma County Urban Horticulture | A new link has been shared | 2 days 16 hours ago